LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – A deadly shooting Saturday night leads to the arrest of a 29-year-old woman charged with the death of a 23-year-old man.
Vonquetta Levett is charged with manslaughter family gun violence according to Lee County detention records.
Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says on August 20, 2022, at 11:24 PM CST, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office received a call for service at a residence located on Lee Road 620 in the Loachapoka community of Lee County about a man who had been shot. Deputies responded to the residence and found Elisha Benjamin,23, deceased inside.
Lee County Sheriff’s Office Investigators determined Levett shot Benjamin during an argument which escalated and the shooting contained an element of domestic violence. Levett was charged with Manslaughter, which is a class B felony, and she is currently in the Lee County Detention Center on a $25,000.00 bond.
We are awaiting further details on the relationship the victim had with the suspect.
Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Lee County Sheriff’s Office at 334-749-5651 or Central Alabama Crime Stoppers at 334-215-STOP (7867).